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Full text of "Parnellites and Anti-Parnellites : described by one another"

LEAFLET No. 88.] [SIXTH SERIES. 

PARNELLITES 



AKD 



ANTI-PARNELLITES 

DESCRIBED BY ONE ANOTHER. 



PART I. 



THE ANTI-PARNELLITE PARTY 

"Half-educated, pettifogging attorneys." — Dr. Fitzgerald, 
M.P., at Longford, January 24th, 1891.— (United 
Ireland, January 31st, 1891.) 

"They are endowed with the worst spirit of the informer." — 
C. S. Parnell, M.P., at Navan, March 1st, 1891.— ( United 
Ireland, March 7th, 1891.) 

" Their policy had its origin . . . partly in cowardice, 
partly in treachery, and partly in ignorance and in- 
capacity."— C. S. Parnell, M.P., at Clonmel, April 26th, 
1891.— {United Ireland, May 2nd, 1891.) 

"Their private characters had been for years a diffi- 
culty, a drawback, and an embarrassment to the Irish 
cause." — Tim. Harrington, M.P., at Dublin, June 2nd, 
1891.— {United Ireland, June Gth. 1891.) 

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"Dumb Dogs."— C. S. Parnell, M.P., at Limerick, 
September 12th, 1891. — {United Ireland) September 
19th, 1891.) 

"Their imbecility ; their weakness." — John O'Connor, M.P., 
in Cork, October 21st, 1891. — United Ireland, October 
24th, 1891.) 

' Wittingly have sent that man (Mr. Parnell) to an early 
grave." — John E. Redmond, M.P., at Cork, October 
24th, 1891.— {United Ireland, October 24th, 1891.) 

" Wretched cowardly crew." — Pierce Mahony, M.P., at 
Limerick, November 8th, 1891. — (United Ireland, 
November 14th, 1891.) 

'* They degraded the name of Ireland by their treachery, 
by their ingratitude." — John E. Redmond, M.P., at 
Waterford, December 19th, 1891.— {Irish Daily Inde- 
pendent, December 21st, 1891.) 

" Hate, jealousy, dissension, treachery, distrust, prevail 
amongst them." — John E. Redmond, M.P., in Cork, 
January loth, 1892. — {United Ireland, January 23rd, 
1892.) 

" A miserable pair of flunkies." — Tim Harrington, M.P., at 
Inchicore, Co. Dublin, January 13th, 1892. — {Irish 
Daily Independent, January 14th, 1892.) 

" Irish traitors." — Dr. Fitzgerald, M.P., at Roscommon 
January 18th, 1892. — {Irish Daily Independent, January 
19th, 1892.) 

" Bawling Irish barristers with more brass than brains." — 
Dr. Fitzgerald, M.P., at Roscommon, January 18th 
1892.— {Irish Daily Independent, January 19th, 1892.) 

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[ ' They had shamefully betrayed the evicted tenants. . . . 
A betrayal as infamous as the betrayal of Fenians by 
Corridon and Massey." — Dr. Fitzgerald, M.P., in 
London, March 17th, 1892. — {Irish Daily Independent 
March 18th, 1892.) 

MR. TIMOTHY HEALY, M.P. 

" Represents the treachery " of the Party. — C. S. Parnell, 
M.P., at Clonmel, April 26th, 1891. — {United Ireland, 
May 2nd, 1891.) 

" I do not wonder that Mr. Healy had used low language ; 
indeed the wonder would be if he were found capable 
of using anything else. ... I am shocked that the 
priests . . . did not stand up and protest that the 
people of Ireland must not be taught in the language 
learned in the haunts of vice." — Tim. Harrington, M.P., 
in Dublin, June 2nd, 1891. — ( United Ireland, June Gth, 
1891.) 

" It had come about that a creature thought that by wallow- 
ing in filth he could save himself from the consequences 
which would attach to another man's conduct.'' — Tim. 
Harrington, M.P., in Dublin, June 2nd, 1891.— ( United 
Ireland, June 6th, 1891.) 

" This man has thrived at all stages of his career by slanders 
and by lies." — C. S. Parnell, M.P., at Glynn, Co. 
Carlow, June 30th, 1891.— {United Ireland, July 4th, 
1891.) 

" One could not touch pitch without being defiled. So it 
was with the persons associated with Tim Healy/' 
—J. E. Kenny, M.P., at Waterford, December 31st, 



1891.— {United Ireland, January 9th, 1892.) 



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'• Foulness of his utterances. . . . The coarseness and 
the ribaldry that flowed from Mr. Healy's mouth." — 
Pierce Mahony, M.P., at Carlow, January 24th, 1892. 
— {United Ireland, January 30th, 1892.) 

" Foul-mouthed individual."— P. O'Brien, M.P., at Kilkenny, 
February 1st, 1892. — (United Ireland, February 6th, 
1892.) 

" No one expected anything chivalrous or decent from that 
gentleman."— Mr. H. K. Redmond, M.P., in Dublin, 
February 4th, 1892. — {Irish Daily Indeflendent,Februa.ry 
5th, 1892.) 

" Damned for ever."— -Dr. J. E. Kenny, M.P., February 7th, 
1892. — {Irish Daily Independent, February 8th, 1892.) 

" Had disgraced Irish public life and Irish platforms by 
using the foulest and the filthiest language." — Pierce 
Mahony, M.P., in Limerick, February 7th, .1892.— 
{United Ireland, February 13th, 1892.) 

" His inexhaustible stock of Billingsgate abusiveness." — Dr. 
Kenny, M.P., in Dublin, February 9th, 1892.— {United 
Ireland, February 13th, 1892.) 

" The statement made by Mr. Healy was a deliberate lie." 
—Dr. Kenny, M.P., in Dublin, March 4th, 1892.— 
{United Ireland, March 12th, 1892.) 

v His power rests . . . upon political blackguardism, 
upon political scurrility." — John Redmond, M.P., at 
Howth, April 24th, 1892.— (United Ireland, April 30th, 

1892.) 
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MR. JUSTIN M'CARTHY, M.P. 

' Represents the ignorance and incapacity " of the Party. — 
C. S. Darnell, M.P., at Clonmel, April 26th, 1891.— 
(United Ireland, May 2nd, 1891.) 

MR. TIM. HEALY, M.P., & DR. TANNER, M.P. 

" The immeasurable^filth and blackguardism which issues 
from the lips of Tim. Healy and Dr. Tanner." — C. S. 
Parnell, M.P., at Bagnalstown, Co. Carlow, June 29th, 
1891.— {United Ireland, July 4th, 1891.) 

MR. TIM. HEALY, M.P., & MR. T, SEXTON, M.P. 

" Miserable and shortsighted politicians . . . with no 
more brains than would sit cross-legged upon the 
point of a pin." — C. S. Parnell, M.P., at Tullow, July 
5th, 1891.— (United Ireland, July 11th, 1891.) 

MR. KNOX, M.P. 

"Young puppy." — Tim. Harrington, M.P., in Dublin, 
September 14th, 1891. — (United Ireland, September 
19th, 1891.) 

MR. SEXTON, M.P. 

11 Represents the cowardice " of the Party. — C. S. Parnell, 
M.P., at Clonmel, April 26th, 1891.— (United Ireland, 
May 2nd, 1891.) 

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" His duplicity ; his peevishness." — Dr. Kenny, M.P., in 
Dublin, February 9th, 1892. — ( United Ireland, February 
13th, 1892.) 



WILLIAM OBRIEN, M.P. 

" In 1887 and 1890 he is for England, and he is willing to 
blacken Lord Spencer's boots." — C. S. Parnell, at 
Creggs, Co. Galway, September 27th, 1891. — ( United 
Ireland, October 3rd, 1891.) 

" A cowardly and disgraceful attitude " to take up. — J. E. 
Redmond, M.P., at Clonard, Co. Kildare, September 
27th, 1891.— {United Ireland, October 3rd, 1891.) 

" The proceedings of last Sunday (December 13th) were a 
cold-blooded and deliberately concocted scheme 
entered into on the instigation of Mr. O'Brien himself, 
not merely to intimidate the voters of the city, but to 
use violence and physical force in the process." — John 
E. Redmond, M.P., at Waterford, December 20th, 1891. 
— {Irish Daily Independent, December 21st, 1891.) 

" Approaching them (the Healyite methods) very nearly in 
the force of his vituperation and abusive language." — 
Dr. J. E. Kenny, M.P., December 31st, 1891.— {Irish 
Daily Independent, January 1st, 1892.) 

" I characterise the statement (by Mr. O'Brien) as a mean 
and wicked falsehood." — J. E. Redmond, M.P., at Naas, 
January 3rd, 1892. — {Irish Daily Independent, January 
4th, 1892.) 
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'' I will denounce him as a foul and dishonourable 
calumniator," should he not apologise or retract his 
statement. — J. E. Redmond, M.P., at Naas, January 
3rd, 1892.— {United Ireland, January 9th, 1892.) 

'• Had used language very little better than that used by 
that foul-mouthed individual, Mr. Tim. Healy/' — 
P. O'Brien, M.P., at Kilkenny, February 1st, 1892.— 
(United Ireland, February 6th, 1892.) 

" A mind made in watertight compartments, which enabled 
him only to see one side of a question at a time." — 
Dr. Kenny, M.P., in Dublin, February 9th, 1892.— 
{United Ireland, February 13th, 1892.) 

MR. JOHN DILLON, MP. 

" Talks sometimes like a fretful woman." — John E. 
Redmond, M.P., in Dublin, December 29th, 1891.— 
{United Ireland, January 2nd, 1892.) 

" Stands to-day in a more despicable position than he ever 
did before, because he has shown more clearly than 
ever the thorough egotism of his nature." — Pierce 
Mahony, M.P., at Carlow, April 24th, 1892.— {United 
Ireland, April 30th, 1892.) 

" Thrashed puppy." " Posturing self-chosen leader." — 
Pierce Mahony, M.P., at Drogheda, April 26th, 1892.— 
{United Ireland, April 30th, 1892.) 

MR. MICHAEL DAVITT. 

" Such utter incapacity, such gross stupidity, I never in my 
life witnessed." — J. E. Redmond, M.P., in Dublin, 
December 29th, 1891. — {Irish Daily Independent, 
December 30th, 1891.) 

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"Asked the Tories for their votes." " Adopted terrorism.'' 
" (And his colleagues) brought in men armed with 
bludgeons " (to the Waterford election). — J. J. Dalton, 
M.P., at Newbridge, January 10th, 1892.— {Irish Daily 
Independent, January 12th, 1892.) 



PART II. 



THE PARNELUTE PARTY. 

" Interested in keeping Parnellism alive for their own 
private ends." — Mr. Murphy, M.P., in Dublin, July 
29th, 1891.— ( Weekly National Press, August 1st, 1891.) 

" Their language disgraceful and scandalous — I might 
almost say in some instances, murderous." — John 
Dillon, M.P., at Dungarvan, October 18th, 1891.— 
( Weekly National Press, October 24th, 1891.) 

" Are traitors to the cause of this country as black and as 
false as ever existed in the whole history of the past." 
— John Dillon, M.P., at Drogheda, November 15th, 
1891.— {Weekly National Press, November 21st, 1891.) 

" Trying to throw dust in the eyes of the Irish people. 
. . . for the purpose of covering their own perfidy 
and treason in the Irish National movement." — T. J. 
Condon, M.P., at Clonmel, January 17th, 1892.— 
{Weekly National Press, January 23rd, 1892. ) 
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MR. PARNELL, M.P. 

" Because of his crimes and because of his falsehoods . . . 
he was told to stand aside." — T. M. Healy, M.P., at 
Tullow, June 28th, 1891.— (Weekly National Press, 
July 4th, 1891.) . 

"Where do these people " (the Carlovv Parnellites) " get the 
money to spend in the publichouses ? They get it out of 
the money that Parnell stole."— T. M. Healy, M.P., at 
Bagnalstown, June 29th, 1891. — {Weekly National 
Press, July 4th, 1891.) 

" An unmitigated humbug." — John Pinkerton. M.P., at 
Tynock, Co. Carlow, July 4th, 1891. — ( Weekly National 
Press, July 11th, 1891.) 

"He is a liar."— T. M. Healy, M.P., at Carlow, July 5th, 
1891.— (Weekly National Press, July 11th, 1891.) 

" The Irish Party were led into a rat-trap by their leader." 
—John Dillon, M.P., in Dublin, August 12th, 1891.— 
( Weekly National Press. August 15th, 1891.) 

" Indulging in a long string of assertions which are either 
grossly inaccurate or utterly false." — John Dillon, M.P. 
Interview with reporter. — ( Weekly National Press, 
August 22nd, 1891.) 

" His whole life had been a tissue of selfish intrigues." — John 
Pinkerton, M.P., at Loughgiel, Co. Antrim, August 
loth, 1891. — (Weekly National Press, August 22nd, 
1891.) 

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" Of all those who had betrayed the cause of Ireland, there 
was no one who had sold it for so base a price." — Vesey 
Knox, M.P., at Manchester, August 22nd, 1891.— 
{Weekly National Press, August 29th, 1891.) 

"Can go on talking arrant pitiable nonsense." — William 
O'Brien, M.P., at Westport, September 26th, 1891.— 
( Weekly National Press, September 26th, 1891.) 

"Have you not . . . seen trick after trick and detected 
lie after lie issue from his throat." — T. M. Healy, M.P., 
in Dublin, September 20th, 1891. — ( Weekly National 
Press, September 26th, 1891.) 

" Guilty of one of the most awful acts of treachery ever 
attempted against the Irish people." — John Dillon, 
M.P., at Carrick-on-Suir, October 4th, 1891.— {Weekly 
National Press, October 10th, 1891.) 



MR. TIM. HARRINGTON, M.P. 

" Nothing more disgraceful," than his speech " could have 
come from any man." . . . "He was base." — M.J. 
Kenny, M.P., in Dublin, July 29th, 1891. -{Weekly 
National Press, August 1st, 1891.) 

" He fills his blunderbuss with a kind of red hot stirabout 
and fires it off at the bench of bishops." — T. M. Healy, 
M.P., in Dublin, September 20th, 1891.— {Weekly 
National Press, September 26th, 1891.) 

" Shamed and disgraced." — T. M. Healy, M.P., in Longford, 
November 1st, 1891. — ( Weekly National Press, 
November 7th, 1891.) 
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■ A discredit to the profession he belongs to." — T. M. 
Healy, M.P., at Templemore, November 8th, 1891. — 
( Weekly National Press, November 14th, 1891.) 

It is " Loathsome that Irish Catholics like John Redmond 
and Timothy Harrington should appeal to the vile 
spirit of religious bigotry." — W. O'Brien, M.P.,* at 
Drogheda, November 15th, 1891. — {Weekly National 
Press, November 21st, 1891.) 



WILLIAM REDMOND, M.P. 

" His skedaddle from Mr. Parnell until he was driven back 
by newspaper paragraphs." — William O'Brien, M.P., 
at Cork, October 27th, 1891. — ( Weekly National Press, 
October 31st, 1891.) 

u Shamed and disgraced." — T. M. Healy, M.P,, in Longford, 
November 1st, 1891. — ( Weekly National Press, Novem- 
ber 7th. 1891.) 



MR. LEAMY, M.P. 

" In the face of cruel and infamous insinuations, in the face 
of foul and blackguard threats, in the face of invitations 
to assassinate me by Mr. Leamy, Editor of United 
Ireland, I shall," &c. — John Dillon, M.P., at Dungarvan, 
October 18th, 1891.— {Weekly National Press, October 
24th, 1891.) 

His " murderous blatherskite." — William O'Brien, M.P., at 
Kilkenny, October 20th, 1891.— {Weekly National 
Press, October 24th, 1891.) 

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" We will stand no blackguardism ; we will stand no 
Leamyism in this city of Cork." — William O'Brien, 
M.P., at Cork, October 27th, 1891.— ( Weekly National 
Press, October 31st, 1891.) 

His "fit of homicidal mania."— W. O'Brien, M.P., at Cork, 
October 27th, 1891. r— (Weekly National Press, Octo- 
ber 31st, 1891.) 



MR. PIERCE MAHONY, M.P. 

" An ill-omened spectre." — William O'Brien, M.P., at 
Kilkenny, October 20th, 1891.— ( Weekly National 
Press, October 24th, 1891.) 



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